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Societies, either historical and sleek, have usually celebrated and proclaimed their army victories via overt public demonstrations. within the historic global, in spite of the fact that, the main well-known examples of this come from a unmarried tradition and interval - Rome within the ultimate years of the Roman Republic and early Roman Empire - whereas these from different cultures - comparable to Egypt, Greece, Neo-Assyria, and certainly different classes of Roman background are commonly unexplored. the purpose of this quantity is to provide a extra whole research of this phenomenon and provide a sequence of cultural reactions to winning army activities by way of a number of peoples of the traditional Mediterranean global, illustrating issues of similarity and variety, and demonstrating the advanced and multifaceted nature of this trans-cultural perform. "The publication however represents a invaluable choice of papers on a no longer so generally researched subject and is obviously a stepping stone for additional examine as certainly the editors meant it to be." "Uros Matic, Universitaet Muenster""

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